Being back home a series of Manchester stories have been emerging, here’s Cheshire Life in this beautiful anthology of writers associated with Wakefield’s Red Shed edited by John Clarke available from Currock Press.
I have a piece about mourning and loss in an anthology edited by Ray French and Kath McKay. Based on a blog piece about the funeral of my publisher the poet Janet Fisher, I’ve opened out the piece to explore why people are so surprised by death, and it is the first time I have written properly about my Mum’s early death. You can download the book free on Kindle.
Three small prose fragments on moving to a new place and finding a local, are in this anthology celebrating the British pub edited by Helen Mort and Stuart Maconie. Available from the Poetry Business.